Tag Archives: Japanese men’s fashion

September 17

Essential Gear For The Corporate Warrior

Saw the red camo shoes at a shoe store in Skytree, and the samurai b-ball hats at Tokyu Hands in Ikebukuro • Read a novel set in Tokyo…

November 21

Battle Dress Kimonos

Okay, you’ve gotta help me out here: what sort of manly occasion could possibly call for donning a kimono fashioned from American mil-spec camo? Defcon 3 tea ceremony behind enemy lines? Tactical assault on the afternoon kabuki performance? Undercover date to the summer fireworks, knowing your recently-jilted ex will be there and gunning for you? Whatever occasion calls for strategic […]

September 24

See-Thru Sportcoat

If this isn’t the best men’s clothing invention I’ve ever seen, I don’t know what is: a business-safe sportcoat that looks like your standard-issue black suit, but is actually made of unlined linen so the wearer doesn’t have to roast in the wilting summertime heat! • Read a novel set in Tokyo…

June 13

Love, Peace, Death &…

Nicotine! Neither skulls nor snakes nor screaming eagles will deter the proud owner of this Black Flame jacket from consuming his daily pack of smokes. • Read a novel set in Tokyo…

May 30

Wondering Where One Might Wear A Garment Like This…

…but failing. I spotted this, er, striking piece of clothing at the Men’s 109 in Shibuya, at the Wild Party boutique. Maybe Japanese people would be just as surprised if they saw a t-shirt in America emblazoned with that famous painting of The Death Of Buddha, but… • Read a novel set in Tokyo

April 18

Fashion Statement From Another Dimension

You know how there are whole books filled with people wearing weird outfits on the streets of Tokyo, and you think yeah, sure, they probably shot all those outside some fringe-y fetish fashion convention? Well, they didn’t. p.s. Yes, this is a dude. • Read a novel set in Tokyo

March 31

Sneakers Of Yore

If I were a samurai in the olden days, these would totally be my sneakers of choice for the cherry blossom viewing marathon. I’d stock up on those shoelaces hanging up above too. • Read a novel set in Tokyo